Tag: "international" at medical news
Application deadline extended for new AstraZeneca neurology, psychiatry awards
...o August 31, 2001 for proposal submissions for its international
Young Minds in CNS Awards Program, which recognize..., AstraZeneca will sponsor recipients to attend an international
CNS-related medical meeting in the United States or Europe in 2002. An independent steering committ...
Two thirds of sports doctors have inadequate first aid skills
... tubes. The diploma complies with standards set by international
accredited bodies. Almost two thirds of the doctors examined were unable to perform basic life support skills and/or rapid assessment of a patient with potential spinal injury, and so failed the exam outright. One in four could not open an airway us...
Fogarty International Center establishes Sheldon M. Wolff, MD Fellowship On International Health
...gic disorders, Wolff was also a strong advocate of international
collaborations as a means to advance key research ...this fellowship in his honor." Describing the new international
health fellowship as a fitting part of her late husband's scientific legacy, Mrs. Lila Wolff said, "...
Methadone may cause potentially fatal arrhythmia, Georgetown researchers find
...sing arrhythmias came from anecdotal reports to an international
registry that Woosley and his colleagues established to collect cases of cardiac arrhythmias following administration of specific medication(s). The registry website, www.QTdrugs.org , is funded by the General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) and th...
UC Davis recycling expert wins Stockholm Water Prize
...ith the Nobel Prizes inother disciplines. It is an international
environmental awardpresented in honor of outstandi...icient use of water through activeparticipation in international
organizations, the educationof young water scientists and engineers, and by authoringmore than 50 ar...
Fogarty International Center announces initial awards for international studies on health and economic development
... "alliances between the NIH and other national and international
agencies addressing global health are an essential strategy for creating the needed research environment and human capacity to address these complex issues. Partnerships such as the ones that underpin the ISHED are vital to advancing long-term global...
Science for global health - World Health Day 2001
...nd one that will be considered at a NIH-sponsored international
conference on stigma as it pertains to global heal...ity to remember that the pursuit of health through international
scientific cooperation is an inherently global enterprise. Individuals and nations share an inherit...
Duke orthopedic surgeon bucks conventional wisdom; develops surgical approach for broken collarbones
...fing, and eight weekslater, he placed second in an international
judo competition." Basamania joined the Duke orthopedic faculty in 1998 and as the word spreads about theprocedure, more patients are traveling to the Duke Sports Medicine Clinic for treatment. Whileat first he primarily took care of injured milita...
Research improves treatment of bladder cancer
...ents. The finding is the result of a five-year, international
study published in the April 18 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The study looked at ways to improve the use of mitomycin C (MMC) following surgical removal of the tumor. In both the standard and the experimental therapy, MMC ...
NIAID events highlight global health research
...us Diseases (NIAID) will highlight new and ongoing international
research efforts in the fight against malaria and ...years. To more effectively confront challenges in international
health, the Institute founded the ICTDR program in 1991. The program brings together NIAID-funded s...
Fourth annual HIV vaccine awareness day honors volunteers, promotes research
... HIV, and how ordinary people can be a part of the international
effort to stem the pandemic. "Volunteers are essen... Much of that testing will be carried out in the international
HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN), which NIAID established last year. Nine of the trial sites are l...
Fourth annual HIV Vaccine Awareness Day honors volunteers for their selfless contributions to HIV research
...ccine Trials Unit (HVTU) is one of 17 domestic and international
clinical vaccine units in the HIV Vaccine Trials N... HIV, and how ordinary people can be a part of the international
effort to stem the pandemic. The HVTN is an organization of international
scientists devoted to spee...
Methadone promotes HIV infection in cell culture
...treatment. They reported their results today at an international
conference of the PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society, meeting in Utrecht. It is well established that intravenous drug users are at high risk for HIV and AIDS. In addition to disease that is spread by HIV-contaminated needles, drugs such as morph...
The nations leading liver researchers to reveal findings in hepatitis C, liver transplantation, toxicity in AIDS patients
...ASLD) at Digestive Disease Week (DDW), the largest international
meeting of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Findings will include the following: Hepatotoxicity in the U.S. adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group A retrospective s...
Irbesartan prevents the progression of kidney disease or death in patients with Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure
...with high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes in an international
multi-center, double-blind placebo controlled study comparing the angiotensin II blocker irbesartan, the calcium channel blocker amlodipine and a placebo group given antihypertensive medication to control the blood pressure. Irbesartan was shown t...
Neuroscience and Psychiatry: NIMH Sponsors
...chizophrenia. His lab has produced a generation of international
leaders in schizophrenia research." Wyatt has served in the NIMH Intramural Research Program since l969, studying schizophrenia, mood disorders, drug abuse, Alzheimer's disease and the biology of sleep. Research teams under his direction ...
Expert advises annual lung test for smokers during physical exam
...e focusing on the way the ATS can assist in GOLD's international
efforts to help millions of people worldwide who s...nitiative Report, hailed the recent release of the international
guidelines as a way for local medical societies in more than 100 countries throughout the world to h...
New combination treatment for hepatitis C may be more effective than standard of care
Chapel Hill, NC - New findings from a large international
study led by researchers at the University of Nort...ary session of Digestive Disease Week, the largest international
medical meeting in the fields of hepatology and gastroenterology. "These data go a long way in fur...
Sergio Lombroso Award in Cancer Research presented to
...Science in Israel, is presented to a member of the international
scientific or medical community who has made a significant contribution to the understanding of cancer and its treatment. Dr. Pandolfis research has been seminal in understanding and treating leukemia, lymphomas and solid tumors, as well as in modeli...
Wolfgang Glasser receives ACS award for wood chemistry, bio-based composites research
... Anselme Payen Award. The recognition is the top international
award for outstanding work in the field of cellulo...ations Scientific Acheivement Award recognized the international
scope and impact of the Glassers' work....
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